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  • A roundup of restaurants (and bake sales) donating to relief efforts in Japan

     
    Restaurants across Los Angeles are donating some of their profits to the tsunami-relief effort in Japan. Here is a list of restaurants -- and a couple of bake sales -- giving to aid organizations such as Red Cross: Cube Marketplace......
  • Four inmates hospitalized after fight at Norco prison

     
    Four inmates were hospitalized Sunday with serious injuries after fighting broke out in a Southern California prison dormitory, authorities said. About 10 to 15 men were involved in the morning brawl at the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco,...
  • Karma Watch: Charlyne Yi vs. TMZ

     
    We’ve done plenty of gushing about Charlyne Yi, but today she gets extra kudos. In late September, videographers from the gossip-machine TMZ asked to film the “Paper Heart” star as she canvassed for the international relief organization Ox...
  • San Bruno fire victims comforted at Friday Mass

     
    The Friday Mass at St. Robert's Catholic Church in San Bruno offered all the comforts of any other service: late summer sun streaming through stained glass. Peace-be-with-you handshakes and hugs. Father Roberto Andrey's ready smile. Communion wafers a...
  • Gulf oil spill: New face for BP disaster works Washington

     
    BP’s new public face, Bob Dudley, was in Washington on Thursday to meet with Obama administration officials to reassure them of the company’s "long-term commitment" to cleaning up and restoring the Gulf Coast. "I’m in the process now of listening......
  • Weekly remarks: Pat Roberts on evils of recess appointments, Obama on GOP obstruction

     
    Republicans worry over more regulations on healthcare while Obama says the GOP is blocking the Democratic majorities in Congress....
  • 8.9-magnitude quake rocks Japan

    8.9-magnitude quake rocks Japan
    A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland. Fires triggered by the quake burned out of control up and down the coast. At least one...
  • U.S. military, aid teams headed for Japan

    U.S. military, aid teams headed for Japan
    U.S. Navy ships and aircraft were converging on disaster-stricken Japan Saturday, while the main U.S. aid agency dispatched two urban search-and-rescue teams to help look for trapped survivors. The military assistance operation is known as Operation...
  • Far from island, some can only wait in the dark

    She had forgotten her white-gold senior class ring and quinceanera video but had pocketed mascara and a cellphone charger before flames chased her from Santa Catalina Island. But as dawn began to loom Friday, 18-year-old Daisy Saldana began to catalog...
  • Blind architects have a real feel for the site lines

    Blind architects have a real feel for the site lines
    The architects met on a damp October Saturday and set off to visit a modern New York landmark, the American Folk Art Museum. The building is clad in lustrous bronze panels that shift in color as they catch the sun's slow trek across the sky. Inside, a...
  • Joseph Zuska, 93; Navy doctor developed treatment for alcoholism

    Inside a rusted Quonset hut at the Long Beach Naval Station, Dr. Joseph J. Zuska operated a clandestine program, treating sailors for an illness that in the eyes of the Navy did not exist. It was the mid-1960s, a time when alcoholism and its accompanying...